Biological Station’s Snowpack Sensors Help Study Changing Winters

January 24, 2024


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Record

While we might enjoy a 60-degree day in December, it’s not exactly the best thing for the health and function of our planet’s ecosystems. Snow plays a critical role in regulating the flow of nutrients; to study it, researchers at the U-M Biological Station in northern Michigan have employed a high-tech snow-depth sensor to better understand the complexities of global environmental change.

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